Region: Yorkshire

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Kingston Square, Hull, Humberside HU1 3HF

Contact: 01482 614324



Following a £16m revamp, Hull New Theatre is now a world-class venue offering the very best in touring theatre. Attracting high profile companies such as the National Theatre, The Royal Ballet and the RSC, Hull New Theatre is a premier venue offering first class theatrical experiences to all ages.

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Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
Hull New Theatre offers a diverse program of Drama, Dance, Opera and Music. The theatre also features new state-of-the-art technical and backstage facilities, making the theatre suitable for providing educational backstage tours. We also have a new studio space ideal for theatre workshops.

What does a typical educational visit include?
If your school is thinking of booking too see a performance, our box office team will endeavor to answer any questions you may have regarding your visit. If your school is interested in backstage tours or if you’d like your students to participate in a workshop, depending on which show you have booked for, we may be able to create a bespoke theatre workshop.

What group sizes do you cater for?
The theatre has a seated capacity of up to 1300. For back stage tours and workshops please enquire about group sizes upon making your booking.

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?
Some of the shows that tour to our venue will have educational resources and teachers packs. If you are coming to see a show and you require some something specific to enhance your experience from an educational perspective, please enquire and we will endeavor to help.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
We do not allow any photos or videos to be taken during a show, but if your students would like to take any photos of the auditorium either before or after a show, this should not be a problem.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Please contact our Operations team on 01482 614312 to discuss

Does your venue have an education officer?
Please email for all education enquiries.

What is the cost of the visit?
Our venue offers special ticket prices for schools and group bookings on selected shows. Please contact our box office for individual show prices.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
If your school is coming to see a performance, first aiders will always be present.

Please list facilities available.
Hull New Theatre has a café bar and a restaurant.

What are your disabled facilities?
Our newly refurbished theatre has full wheelchair access. We also have a disabled toilet complete with hoist. If you are making a booking for wheelchair users, please mention this when you make your booking so that we can allocate you one of our wheelchair spaces.

What are your opening days and hours?
You can make your booking online at any time by visiting
Or by telephone Mon – Saturday 8am – 7pm. Sunday & Bank Hol 10am – 4pm by calling 01482 300 306.

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Performing Arts Workshops Theatres

Curriculum Topics Covered: Dance Drama English History Music

Months Open: January February March April May June July August September October November December